Recommended Reading

Image of Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010
Author: Elizabeth Alexander
Publisher: Graywolf Press (2010)
Binding: Hardcover, 240 pages

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Image of Season of Changes
Artist: Brian Fellowship Blade
Label: Verve
Image of New Congo Square, Vol. 3
Artist: Los Hombres Calientes
Label: Basin Street Records
Image of Again Too Soon
Artist: Atlantis Quartet
Label: CD Baby
Image of Infernal Machines
Artist: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Label: New Amsterdam
Image of Quartet
Artist: Pat Group Metheny
Label: Nonesuch
Image of Beyond Words
Artist: Bobby Mcferrin
Label: Blue Note Records

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is a poet and professor of African American Studies at Yale University. She wrote and delivered "Praise Song for the Day" at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration. Her most recent book of poems is Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems, 1990-2010.